How much weight have you REALLY lost??!!

Bette B.
on 7/6/06 12:09 pm
I post this every once in a while, just for fun, and the posting about the 44 sticks of butter reminded me of it. In case you need perspective on how much you have lost, consider the following: A loss of = the equivalent of: 1 pound =a Guinea Pig 1.5 pounds =a dozen Krispy Kreme glazed donuts 2 pounds =a rack of baby back ribs 3 pounds =an average human brain 4 pounds =an ostrich egg 5 pounds =a Chihuahua 6 pounds =a human skin 7.5 pounds =an average newborn 8 pounds =a human head 10 pounds =amount of chemical additives an American consumes each year 11 pounds =an average housecat 12 pounds =a Bald Eagle 15 pounds =10 dozen large eggs 16 pounds =a sperm whale's brain 20 pounds =an automobile tire 23 pounds =amount of pizza an average American eats in a year 24 pounds =a 3-gallon tub of super premium ice cream 25 pounds =an average 2 year old 30 pounds =amount of cheese an average American eats in a year 33 pounds =a cinder block 36 pounds =a mid-size microwave 40 pounds =a 5-gallon bottle of water or an average human leg 44 pounds =an elephant's heart 50 pounds =a small bale of hay 55 pounds =a 5000 BTU air conditioner 60 pounds =an elephant's penis 66 pounds =amount of fats and oils an average American eats in a year 70 pounds =an Irish Setter 77 pounds =a gold brick 80 pounds =the World's Largest Ball of Tape 90 pounds =a newborn calf 100 pounds =a 2 month old horse 111 pounds =amount of red meat an average American eats in a year 117 pounds =an average fashion model (and she's 5'11"!) 118 pounds =the complete Encyclopedia Britannica 120 pounds =amount of trash you throw away in a month 130 pounds =a newborn giraffe 138 pounds =amount of potatoes an average American eats in a year 140 pounds =amount of refined sugar an average American eats in a year 144 pounds =an average adult woman (and she's 5'4") 150 pounds =the complete Oxford English Dictionary 187 pounds =an average adult man 200 pounds =2 Bloodhounds 235 pounds =Arnold Schwarzenegger 300 pounds =an average football lineman 400 pounds =a Welsh pony You can "mix and match" for maximum fun. For example, a loss of 128 pounds means you've lost "almost a newborn giraffe", or: (10) dozen large eggs (4) dozen Krispy Kreme glazed donuts (2) Chihuahuas (2) Guinea pigs ****lephant penis (1) average 2-year-old (1) human head (1) rack baby back ribs Me? I've lost 4 bales of hay and 2 average housecats. Bette
on 7/6/06 12:12 pm - kansas city, KS
I'm down one Austrian weightlifter turned governor. It's kind of scary when you think of it that way. Fitz
Kimmy W.
on 7/6/06 12:19 pm - Shreveport, LA
Hey I have lost somewhere between the elelphant penis and an Irish Setter! SCARY!!!
on 7/6/06 12:37 pm - LAWRENCEVILLE, GA
I've lost a human head and a guinea pig since I started my pre-op diet.
(deactivated member)
on 7/6/06 12:36 pm - Aberdeen, WA
I'm closing in on "AHH-NOLLDD"
Lynn C
on 7/6/06 12:43 pm
Hey I'm down 3 - 2 year olds and a house cat holding a rack of ribs. Pretty cool when you try to think about actually carrying around 3 - 2 year olds (1 isnt fun - 3 is impossible). Great post! Lynn Banded 9/12/05 300/212/140
(deactivated member)
on 7/6/06 12:47 pm - Conway, AR
Lap Band on 03/27/06 with
An elephant's penis is bigger than an air conditioner? Damn... Oh...a 5000 BTU air conditioner!
Frances S.
on 7/6/06 12:50 pm - Zachary, LA
*and* hugging my AC unit
Frances S.
on 7/6/06 12:55 pm - Zachary, LA
I sooo needed this, Bette. Thanks for the giggles. I'm about 10 dozen eggs shy of a 2 month old horse. What I really want is an average adult man Onward! Frances who weighs an elephant penis?
on 7/6/06 1:36 pm - Dandridge, TN
Hey all... I have lost the amount of an Irish Setter and a bald that is a STRANGE if that Irish Setter is setting there next to a bald eagle...I wouldn't have to worry about the weight of a bald eagle...the Irish setter would certainly make fast work of it..... blessings, Debbi